Country Homes & Interiors

Country Homes & Interiors Aug-2018

Published by TI Media Limited Relaxed living…comfortable style Country Homes & Interiors is the magazine that celebrates the best of modern country decorating style. Inspired by the spirit of today's relaxed living, you'll find page upon page of gorgeous real homes, plus a fresh take on country decorating.

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País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Future Publishing Ltd
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Monthly
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2 min.
3 way-from -home security gadgets

Thanks to the rise in wi-fi-connected gadgets and smartphones, you can now protect your home with app-controlled smart cameras, alarms, locks and even a doorbell. Designed to be easily installed, the latest security cameras have motion sensors built in, and will alert you instantly to any unusual activity. Some brands now offer all-weather battery-powered security products, such as advanced floodlights that can take pictures, and smart doorbells that let you see and talk to the person at the door. 1 Best for… ANYONE WHO’S EVER LOST THEIR KEYS Conexis L1 Smart Lock, £269.99, Yale Designed for DIY installation to PVC and composite doors with multi-point locks, this smart Bluetooth door lock lets you secure your home simply by touching your smartphone (iOS or Android) to the control plate and twisting it 90°. It…

5 min.
room to breathe

LauraColucci and her husband, Paul, had no idea that a day trip to the West Sussex coast would turn out to be such a turning point in their lives. ‘A friend had told us about the wonderful West Wittering beach and, from the moment we arrived, Paul and I were captivated,’ says Laura. ‘This day turned out to be the catalyst that inspired us to build our own beachside home, as well as the yoga studio I had longed for.’ In 2007, after the couple’s eldest son, Luca, was born, the Coluccis found themselves frequently escaping London life to spend more quality time together as a family. ‘Although we love so many aspects of living in the city, Paul and I grew up in Canada, surrounded by nature, and yearned for…

1 min.
be inspired by laura’s living area

Link your deck and living space with bifold doors to create a seamless transition from indoors to outside. Laura’s style secret Create a laid-back scheme inspired by waterside living with a calming mix of chalky neutrals, pale wood tones and slouchy linens.…

1 min.
deck railings

Much more than a practical safety feature, these attractive railings help define the look of an outside space, providing a smart finish to your exterior architecture. Traditional decking balustrade made from wood is always a popular choice, but there are now plenty of other no-maintenance options to choose from. From metal, composite, cable rail and tempered glass, there’s something to suit all tastes. Where to buy... • Jacksons Fencing for handcrafted designs • Wickes for simple DIY kits in wood and metal. • UKDeckit for stylish, easy-to-assemble kits made from Swedish Redwood.…

1 min.
on the waterfront

HEAD UPSTREAM All aboard for a day out rowing complete with picnic hamper and tableware, and cushions to keep things comfy. See page 72 for details. » SOAK UP THE SUN Extend those outdoor lounging moments and add some shade to seating with a bespoke stylish sail. Dress a woven sofa and chairs with themed hero cushions for a smart look. See page 72 for details. TAKE IN A VIEW Make a feature wall inspired by watching the world go by. Hang wallpaper covered in songbirds and blue skies and arrange a modern linen sofa alongside decorative details to reflect the water’s edge. See page 72 for details. » GATHER WATERSIDE COLLECTIONS Place delicate coastal collections, linens and artwork in a painted glazed unit, with foraged finds arranged casually on top. See page 72 for details. ENJOY A…

1 min.
on our doorstep...

Visit…‘ Dollops Wood ( polstead.onesuffolk.net ) near Polstead, a beautiful woodland walk famous for its bluebells, but magical at any time.’ Shop at… ’Mora Lifestyle (07769 662782, moralifestyle.co.uk ) in Norwich. It sells beautiful homewares, clothing and accessories. The tones, textures and pieces are perfectly curated.’ Go for a meal at…‘ Wyken Vineyards (01359 250287, wykenvineyards.co.uk ) in Bury St Edmunds. A beautiful location, great food and delicious wine from their own vineyards.’…